The company is an automobile manufacturer that has gained prominence in the international market in recent years. It offers a variety of vehicles, from spacious SUVs to compact models, with an emphasis on quality, performance, and safety and entertainment technology. Its global presence is expanding, and it is exploring sustainable options for its products. The company aims to provide high-quality mobility to customers and is committed to innovation.
About the role:
IT Supervisor to oversee and manage the finance and purchase systems within our organization. As an IT Supervisor, you will be responsible for ensuring the efficient operation, development, and maintenance of our finance and purchase technology platforms. This role requires strong technical expertise in finance systems, exceptional problem-solving skills, and the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
- System Management:
- Oversee the comprehensive management, maintenance, and optimization of finance and procurement systems, ensuring their seamless and accurate functionality. This encompasses ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) systems, financial management solutions, and procurement platforms.
- Strategic Technology Alignment:
- Develop and execute strategic plans to harness technology effectively within finance and procurement operations. Collaborate closely with finance and procurement departments to understand their unique technology needs and align IT initiatives with overarching organizational objectives.
- Performance Oversight:
- Vigilantly monitor the performance, availability, and security of finance and procurement systems. Proactively identify and resolve any operational bottlenecks or issues that could hinder efficiency or compromise data integrity.
- Vendor Collaboration:
- Engage in collaborative efforts with vendors and external service providers to ensure the seamless integration and robust functionality of finance and procurement platforms. Skillfully manage vendor relationships, contracts, and service level agreements (SLAs) to meet the organization’s exacting requirements.
- Technology Evaluation and Innovation:
- Stay abreast of cutting-edge industry trends and breakthroughs in finance and procurement technologies. Assess and recommend new technologies, tools, and systems to enhance efficiency, accuracy, and compliance in finance and procurement processes.
- Training and User Support:
- Provide comprehensive training and user support for finance and procurement systems. Ensure that users possess a thorough understanding and the requisite skills to leverage technology effectively in their roles. Address user inquiries and concerns promptly, extending technical assistance as necessary.
- Issue Resolution and Continuity:
- Effectively manage and expedite the resolution of technical issues or incidents related to finance and procurement systems. Collaborate seamlessly with cross-functional teams, IT personnel, and vendors to diagnose and rectify problems, thereby minimizing downtime and operational disruptions.
- Compliance and Security Assurance:
- Implement and rigorously enforce IT policies, procedures, and standards to uphold compliance with industry regulations, financial reporting requirements, and stringent data security protocols. Safeguard sensitive financial information and maintain robust access controls.
- Data-Driven Insights:
- Generate comprehensive reports and provide data-driven insights related to finance and procurement to facilitate informed decision-making. Collaborate closely with finance and procurement teams to develop informative dashboards and visualizations that empower analysis and ongoing monitoring.
- Effective Team Leadership:
- Assume leadership responsibility for a proficient team of IT professionals dedicated to finance and procurement systems. Provide guidance, mentorship, and constructive performance feedback to team members. Foster a collaborative and high-achieving team dynamic.
- Specific Responsibilities
- Incident Assessment (Comprehend the Issue)
- Prioritization of Demands (Collaboration Between Business and Tech Teams)
- Requirements Refinement – New Features
- Report Generation and KPIs Tracking
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Finance, or a related field.
- Proven experience in IT roles, with a focus on finance and purchase systems.
- Strong knowledge of finance processes and familiarity with purchase systems and technologies.
- Solid understanding of accounting principles, financial reporting, and financial analysis.
- Proficiency in working with financial software such as ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) systems, financial management systems, and procurement platforms.
- Experience with popular finance and purchase systems, such as SAP, Oracle Financials, or QuickBooks.
- Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills, with the ability to lead and motivate a team.
- Strong problem-solving and analytical thinking abilities.
- Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal.
- Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
- Attention to detail and a commitment to delivering high-quality results.
- Led a team of IT professionals responsible for managing and optimizing finance and purchase systems to ensure efficient operation and alignment with business goals.
- Oversaw the implementation and maintenance of ERP systems, financial management systems, and procurement platforms to ensure data accuracy, process efficiency, and compliance with financial regulations.
- Collaborated closely with finance and procurement departments to understand technology requirements, offering strategic solutions to enhance operational effectiveness and streamline workflows.
- Coordinated with vendors and external service providers to ensure seamless integration and functionality of finance and purchase platforms, effectively managing contracts and SLAs.
- Evaluated emerging technologies, tools, and systems, recommending and implementing solutions to improve efficiency, accuracy, and compliance in finance and purchase processes.
- Conducted comprehensive training sessions for end-users, ensuring their understanding and proficiency in utilizing finance and purchase systems, resulting in increased productivity and user satisfaction.
- Proactively managed and resolved technical issues or incidents related to finance and purchase systems, collaborating with cross-functional teams, IT staff, and vendors to ensure prompt resolution.
- Implemented and enforced IT policies, procedures, and standards to ensure compliance with financial regulations, data security protocols, and industry best practices.
- Generated reports and provided insights on finance and purchase data, facilitating informed decision-making and supporting financial analysis and reporting requirements.
- Stayed updated with industry trends and advancements in finance and purchase technologies, incorporating relevant innovations into the organization’s IT strategy.
- Provided leadership, guidance, and mentorship to the IT team, fostering a collaborative and high-performing work environment.
- Highly desirable experience in managing ERP systems, financial management systems, and procurement platforms.
- Strong understanding of finance and accounting principles.
- Familiarity with financial processes, including budgeting, forecasting, financial consolidation, and cost management.
- Proficiency in finance systems, such as ERP systems (e.g., SAP, Oracle Financials) and financial management software.
- Beneficial: Knowledge of procurement platforms and tools.
- Understanding of data integration, reporting, and analysis tools related to finance and purchase systems.
- Knowledge of financial regulations, including GAAP and relevant industry standards.
- Understanding of data security and privacy protocols related to financial systems.
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.
- Proactive mindset in anticipating and mitigating potential challenges or risks.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Ability to effectively communicate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
- Active listening skills to understand user requirements and translate them into technical solutions.
- Demonstrated leadership abilities in supervising and leading IT professionals.
- Experience in providing guidance, mentorship, and performance feedback to team members.
- Ability to foster a collaborative and results-oriented work environment.
- Proficiency in project management methodologies and tools.
- Experience in overseeing technology projects related to finance and purchase systems, including system upgrades, migrations, and implementations.
- Commitment to staying updated with emerging trends, advancements, and best practices in IT, finance, and purchase domains.
- Willingness to engage in professional development activities and pursue relevant certifications or training.
If you’re passionate about SAP systems and ready to contribute to our organization’s success, we invite you to apply and become part of this dynamic team.